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Databases Overview

This page features alphabetical lists of databases:

  • Databases requiring Alden Library barcode
  • Databases requiring Massacusetts location or public library barcode

Library for the Commonwealth

The Boston Public Library serves as a resource for Massachusetts residents, students and those employed witin Massachusetts. Access databases the Alden Library does not have with your BPL eCard.

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Boston Public Library Article Databases by title A-Z

Boston Public Library eJournals

Journals in Full Text

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Databases by Vendor

Alden Library Databases Alphabetically by Title

A QCC Library barcode number or student ID number is required for Off Campus Access.

Massachusetts state databases free to anyone in state, no login required. 


Online Catalog

Academic OneFile

Academic Search Premier

AtoZ Maps Online

Auto Repair Reference Center

Axis360 (requires app to download eBooks)

BiblioBoard (requires app to download eBooks)

Biography in Context

Biomedical Reference Collection: Basic

Books and Authors

Boston Globe 1980-

Business Index ASAP

Business Insights: Essentials (Formerly Business and Company Resource Center)

Business Source Premier  (Business Searching Interface)

Business Source Premier  (EBSCOhost interface)

Chronicle of Higher Education (Off campus access instructions)

CINAHL Complete (Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature)

Contemporary Literary Criticism-Select


CREDO reference

Dentistry and Oral Sciences Source

EBL (eBook Library) (requires app to download eBooks)

EBSCO ebook Collection


Educator's Reference Complete

Encyclopedia Britannica


Expanded Academic ASAP

Films On Demand Master Academic Collection (Includes: Business & Economics, Health, Humanities & Social Sciences, Science & Mathematics, and Archival Films and Newsreels Collections) 

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Gale Virtual Reference Library

General Business File ASAP

General Onefile

General Reference Center Gold

Global Issues in Context


Health and Wellness Resource Center

Health Reference Center Academic

Health Source - Consumer Edition

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Issues & Controversies

Junior Edition - K12

Kids InfoBits

LexisNexis Legal, News and Business Research

Literature Criticism Online

Literature Resources from Gale

MAS Ultra-School Edition

Massachusetts History Online

MasterFILE Premier



Military & Government Collection

New York Times 1995-

Newspaper Source


Nursing Education in Video

Nursing Resource Center


Opposing Viewpoints In Context

OverDrive Digital Audio and eBooks

OVID Nursing Journals in full text

Oxford Art Online

Primary Search

Professional Development Collection

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection



Regional Business News

Religion and Philosophy Collection

Salem Press ebooks (health, history, literature, and science)

ScienceDirect (Health, Life, Physical, Social, and Behavioral Sciences)

Science In Context

Science Online

STAT!Ref an electronic resource for healthcare professionals

Student Edition

Teacher Reference Center

US History in Context

Worcester Telegram and Gazette

World History In Context



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